Dexmedetomidine as a total intravenous anesthetic in infants

Mohanad Shukry, Ki Kennedy

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Abstract

In this case report, we describe the use of dexmedetomidine as the sole anesthetic for four infants requiring general anesthesia for direct laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy with spontaneous ventilation. Surgical conditions were adequate and the hemodynamic and respiratory profiles of this technique are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-583
Number of pages3
JournalPaediatric Anaesthesia
Volume17
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2007

Keywords

  • Dexmedetomidine
  • Direct laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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